Grapplers Quest West 1: BJ Penn, Laimon, Monson, Lister & More!
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Grapplers Quest, "The Greatest Grappling Show on Earth" was founded in 1996 by Brian Cimins during his senior year in college as his Senior Thesis in Marketing – little did he know that The Grapplers Company, Inc. would revolutionize the martial arts and ground fighting competition scene and start hosting the largest grappling events in the world in less than 10 years. Witness this epic event which began the Submission Grappling fever throughout the Martial Arts World and set Grapplers Quest as the premier submission grappling event in the world.
Lightweight World Championship Superfight:
BJ Penn (Former UFC Champion, 2000 World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion)
Mike Cardoso (Abu Dhabi World Championship U.S. Trials Champion)
1st Superfight Division in the History of Submission Grappling Featuring:
Marc Laimon (Cobra Kai – Season 1 & 2 Ultimate Fighter Coach)
Dean Lister (2003 ADCC Absolute Champ – 2005 ADCC Superfight Champ)
Jeff "The Snowman" Monson (3-Time ADCC Champion, UFC Veteran)
Chris "Westside Strangler" Brennan (Next Generation – PRIDE Veteran)
Tony Desouza (Nova Uniao Black Belt – UFC Veteran)
Alexandre “Café” Dantas (Gracie Barra – UFC Veteran)
Homer “The Rock” Moore (BRAUSA – UFC and Rage in the Cage Veteran)
Alberto Crane (Santa Fe BJJ – Former King of the Cage Champion)
J.D. Penn (2000 Grapplers Quest West Most Technical Fighter, owner of Rumble on the Rock)
Garth Taylor (Claudio Franca – 5-Time U.S. Open and 99’ World Champion)
Sean Spangler (Cobra Kai – 8-Time Grapplers Quest Champion)
Additional Matches include: Kathy Brothers (Machado - 1st American Female Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt) faces off against Lisa Plaski (No Rules Las Vegas) in the finals of the Women’s Welterweight Advanced Division.
Don’t miss the event that started a legacy in the sport of Submission Grappling and revolutionized ground fighting in the Martial Arts World!